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2020 Boston Crusaders Membership Performs Virtual Corps Song

Over the last few months, we’ve been posting, singing, and proudly wearing t-shirts with the words “We Will Never Die.” More than just a slogan, these words are lyrics to our corps song, “Giant.” Like the Boston Crusaders, our corps song comes with a deep history rooted in tradition. First penned in the 1950s by […]

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Help Us Transition Into Our 75Th Year

2021 will be the 75th year of the Hawthorne Caballeros Drum & Bugle Corps. Our existence and the momentum we have worked so hard to achieve is now threatened by the COVID-19 virus and by the cancellation of the 2020 DCA season. As a DCA corps, we don’t have the enormous expenses like our sister […]

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Marching Roundtable 909: DCI Rewatch- Santa Clara Vanguard 1999

James Sparling and friends discuss “Inventions for a New Millennium,” marveling at the innovation, level of detail, and dazzling newness of the show. With Andy Ebert and Brad Green. You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes. Read the rest of the […]

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Over $100k Raised During Inaugural Phan-a-Thon

On Saturday, June 27, the Phantom Regiment community joined together in a virtual, telethon style event called the Phan-a-Thon. We laughed. We cried. We cheered. We reminisced. And, as of this post, 765 donors have contributed over $107,000 to support the future of Phantom Regiment. Read the rest of the article here.

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Gold Response To Current Events

It is with a heavy heart that we have witnessed the events of the last few weeks as the streets of our country have filled with protesters seeking justice for crimes against humanity. Sadly, the events that were the catalyst for these protests are not isolated events. Instead, they are all too common occurrence in […]

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Bluecoats Brass Podcast 10 – Brass Adjudication In DCI

This week we dive into the world of brass adjudication in DCI with a former DCI judge. We’ll discuss what it’s like from both the judge’s perspective, as well as from the staff side. We share a few funny critique stories along the way and give kudos to some of the great performances over the […]

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Warriors Corona-Virus Outreach

As a not-for-profit 501©3 tax exempt organization, the Warriors Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps, Inc. provides a vibrant and enriching developmental program in the instrumental music arts to the youth and young adults of New York City’s economically disadvantaged communities. Unfortunately, due to the unprecedented detrimental economic impact that the current Corona-virus Pandemic is having […]

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2020 Scout House Youth Scholarship Winner

Mia Haug, who graduates this summer from St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School in Cambridge, is the 2020 winner of the $900 Wilf Blum Memorial Youth Music Scholarship. After starting music training at age two, she is a trumpet player who marched with the Preston Scout House Cadets drum and bugle corps in 2015 and 2016, […]

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Sign Up For The Cadets Winds, Brass, And Percussion Virtual Clinic

DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING DEMAND FOR A COMBINED BRASS, WINDS, AND PERCUSSION CLINIC, THE CADETS ARE HOSTING A TWO-DAY VIRTUAL CLINIC FOR THE LAST TWO DAYS OF JULY. Hosted by Cadets Program Facilitator and Battery Arranger, Tom Aungst, and Brass Caption Manager, Dr. Matt Stratton, all ages and all abilities are welcome! Read the rest […]

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Imagine The Future And Be The Change

The Seattle Cascades was founded on and lives by a set of shared values that focus on inclusiveness, diversity, selflessness and a strong belief in family and community. Make no mistake: we cherish all members of the Seattle Cascades family, past, present, and future. But now, more than ever we believe that unless we are […]

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